Identification: MSS 099, F42
Creator: Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Title: "The County Mayo" poem
Inclusive Dates: undated
Extent: 1 item (1 p.)
Abstract: Poem titled "The County Mayo" translated from the Irish by Irish poet Padraic Colum.
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F42, Padraic Colum, "The County Mayo" poem, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
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Irish writer Padraic Colum (1881–1972) published over fifty books of poetry, fiction, drama, nonfiction, children's literature, and folklore during his lifetime. Colum developed close relationships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, including W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, George Russell [AE], James Stephens, and James Joyce. Colum was an original signer of the charter for the Abbey Theatre and wrote several of the Abbey Theatre's earliest plays, but he is primarily remembered for his poetry.
"Colum, Padraic, 1881–1972." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 6, 2007).
This is a handwritten translation of the poem "The County Mayo" from Irish to English. The title reads, "The County Mayo translated from the Irish of Rafftery [Rafferty]." It is inscribed "for Marshall Bean / wishing him hopeful days."
"The County Mayo" poem translated by Padraic Colum, undated [Box 3 F42]
Autograph manuscript, 1 p.